design and user experience
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Advanced theming tips, tricks and techniques for very large complex websites with many node types, CCK fields and views. This session is targeted to themers & developers wishing to learn how to manage complex theming requirements in a cost-saving, maintainable and scalable way.
Design & User Experience or Site Building?
* Who’s this ‘themer’ person anyway?
* Theme Function Overrides
* variables($hook, $vars) & prepocess_$hook($vars)
* AVOID complex code in tpl.php files
* AVOID tpl.php variations!
* Modules and Theming
* Zen Theme, Base Themes and Subthemes
* Theming CCK fields
* Theming Views
* Theming Forms
* Theming Layout
Themers and developers alike will be more confident about making modifications to the theme layer in large and complex sites in a way that won’t cause bugs, headaches and budget-breaks down the road.
You will need experience with CCK and the theming of nodes and views to be able to make the most of this session. No drupal 6 experience is expected.